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Intensive Focus on Profits Amplifies Financial and Operational Risks

The nuclear complex is organized around money and the seduction of absolute power over matter. The profit motive seems greater today than the latter organizing principle, as illustrated by relentless pressures on profitability at Toshiba, a company that includes nuclear engineering in its portfolio: 504 more words

Japan

Day 130 - The Pipe

The best part about my job is that I work from home. You’ll never hear me complain about the commute. 389 more words

The Here And Now

Exelon's Crane: Free Markets for Thee, But Not for Me

We received some interesting comments on the last blog entry regarding Exelon’s nuke bailout bill (Exelon’s Bailout Bill and the Triumph of Newspeak). It’s always good when an entry sparks (no pun intended) some discussion. 1,480 more words

Electricity

China To Approve Six To Eight Nuclear Reactors This Year

China is set to approve six to eight nuclear reactors this year, the China Nuclear Industry Association (CNIA) said in an annual report on Wednesday, as it races to reach an ambitious capacity target by 2020. 207 more words

Emerging Markets

Dynegy CEO: Springfield Should Not Hand Exelon a $300 Million Per Year Subsidy

The following OpEd by Dynegy CEO Bob Flexon is available at:

http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2015/04/14/op-ed-lawmakers-rush-hand-exelon-300-million-subsidy/

(Chicago) – OP-ED: Today, Illinois consumers enjoy a competitive electricity market that has provided choice and low-cost electricity. 451 more words

Electricity

The Exelon Bailout Bill and the Triumph of Newspeak

Listening to Exelon CEO Chris Crane extol the virtues of the free market and claim that his nuclear plant bailout bill is “market-based” is like listening to heavy metal/punk rock music performed by Pat Boone. 1,051 more words

Electricity

EMP attack could cause catastrophic meltdown of America's nuclear plants

(NaturalNews) The federal agencies regulating nuclear power are scrambling to find a solution to a potentially devastating threat: meltdown of nuclear reactors at such plants stemming from an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack on the U.S. 633 more words

Government